29 Sep '12, 9pm

NYS Takes A Step Back from Fracking Precipice

New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has sent word that the state's controversial proposal for fracking in the Marcellus Shale will have to undergo a new rule-making process as a result of the Cuomo Administration's recent decision to undertake an in-depth review of the proposal's potential impacts on public health. Late yesterday afternoon, in response to a question posed by Shale Gas Review blogger Tom Wilber , DEC's Director of Public Information, Emily DeSantis, announced: "DEC has said no regulations or final decision will be issued until the completion of [State Health Commissioner] Dr. Shah's review; should high-volume hydraulic fracturing move forward, it is expected that a new rule-making process would be undertaken." Undertaking a new rule-making process after the health analysis is concluded will likely push any final action to advance (or reject)...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/egoldstein/nys_takes_a_...

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